Tyne and Wear HER(5271): Benwell, Condercum Fort, Roman grave containing lead coffin - Details
Benwell, Condercum Fort, Roman grave containing lead coffin
Religious Ritual and Funerary
A stone lined grave containing a lead coffin (held in Museum of Antiquities - no. 1935.11) for a child. Found 64 metres south-east of the south-east corner of the fort, 46 metres from the apse of the Temple of Antenociticus (HER 5266).
<< HER 5271 >> Proceedings Society Antiquities Newcastle, 1935, 4, ser 7, 1935, p50-54 Tyne and Wear Museums, 1991, The Roman Fort at Benwell and Its Environs, A survey of the extent and presentation of the archaeological remains